Field Workers (Irrigators) and Agricultural Equipment Operators

Job Posted 7/2/2023
Foothill Packing Inc._Desert Coastal Farms
Yuma, AZ
United States
Category Wind Jobs
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Irrigators: Under the supervision of the Supervisor/ Foreperson,
performs general irrigation work of vegetable fields via drip/sprinkler
irrigation; drip irrigation installation, repair, and maintenance; and
sprinkler installation, repair and maintenance. Performs maintenance in
and around vegetable fields such as weeding and thinning with a long
handle hoe around irrigation valves and trash removals. Tractor driving
activities for purpose sprinkler irrigation pipe. Reports break downs
and understands and abides by our safety procedures and performance
standards. Can fill out maintenance and progression sheet. Required
basic knowledge of driving a tractor, must pass a tractor safety
training and demonstrate ability to operate tractor in a safe manner.\
Agricultural Equipment Operator: Workers will drive and operate various
farm equipment to perform farm field preparation such as planting,
cultivating, fertilizing, farming, and maintaining farms. Will attach
and adjust farm implements to tractors such as discs, plows, lasers,
rippers, cultivators, listers and planters and will ensure equipment is
operating properly at optimum performances. Workers must conduct daily
maintenance check prior to\
operating the tractor, monitor, and drive tractors safely and
efficiently over difficult terrain and must have sufficient knowledge of
tractor mechanics to make simple and minor adjustments and repairs to
tractors. Workers will be required to understand and operate a GPS
operating system. Required to have knowledge of driving a tractor, must
pass tractor safety training and demonstrate ability to operate tractor
in a safe manner.\
Workers may occasionally and/or sporadically perform duties associated
with and directly related to the primary duties such as cleaning up
field. Must have 1-month work experience as an irrigator and
agricultural equipment operator as defined in this application. Specific
requirements include lifting to 50 pounds frequently and able to use
hand tools including cutting knives. Must be able to work under
conditions where skin and clothing become heavily soiled with mud,
water, grease, etc. Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather
conditions, including rain, cold, high winds, etc. Work involves bending
and working in bent or stooped positions. Must be\
able to walk on uneven ground and stand up extensively. No smoking,
alcohol, firearms in field or housing.